The Vikings have signed 10 players to their practice squad, and it features three former Vikings draft picks. Offensive lineman David Yankey, a fifth round pick in 2014, linebacker Brandon Watts, a seventh round pick in 2014, and defensive end B.J. DuBose, a sixth round pick this year, will all be on the team’s practice squad.
The Vikings also signed former Gophers wide receiver Isaac Fruechte, offensive lineman Isame Faciane, safety Anthony Harris, linebacker Brian Peters, fullback Blake Renaud and running back Dominique Williams. All nine players were among the final cuts by the Vikings on Saturday.
The Vikings also signed former Concordia defensive end Zach Moore, who spent last season with the Patriots, to the practice squad.
The Vikings were not rewarded with a player claim earlier this afternoon, while one of their player cuts was claimed by another team. Former Vikings linebacker Michael Mauti was claimed by the Saints. The Louisiana native will head home and play for the same team his father, Rich, did for six seasons as a wide receiver. Mauti, a seventh round pick by the Vikings in 2013, spent two seasons with the organization.